have acquired a food allergy is rising at alarming rates. >> just 20 years ago, having a food allergy was rare. these days, basic foods, milk, eggs, peanuts, are sending thousands of children to the hospital with life-threatening symptoms. >> this 10 year-old shared this list with everyone. >> beans, peanuts, that shrank. >> even accidental contact can be devastating. >> my throat will start to hurt. >> every six months, doctors and nurses monitor his reactions to potential allergens. it turns out that more and more children are testing positive to a food allergy each year.